Ph.D. On Campus

Occupational Safety and Health

University of Porto

36 months
3500 EUR/year
3000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Occupational Safety and Health from University of Porto curricular structure has been designed to become an important contribution for the solution of one of the great problems that Portugal and other countries face: the lack of occupational safety and health conditions for all.


Occupational Safety and Health from University of Porto vision is not restricted to the labouring problems and to the directly productive citizens. The scope of the program is very inclusive: it includes the problems of everyone in any situation, either workers or users or visitors. It is related and concerns to everyone. Children, young and aged people, unemployed and retired persons are not excluded.

Students at Occupational Safety and Health from University of Porto will:

  • improve the quality of life and equal opportunities, as much as possible, for every citizen, having or not special needs.
  • learn about the lack of ergonomic conditions, architectonic barriers and other obstacles to mobility are also factors that strongly affect the quality of life, health and safety of many citizens, namely aged people, people with reduced mobility, children and other people with limitations and dependencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced studies on Risk Assessment and Control
  • Advanced studies on Biomechanics and Ergonomics
  • Advanced studies on Occupational Health
  • Advanced studies on Occupational Safety

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • ID document (Citizen Card /ID Card / Passport) or declaration containing the identification data 
    • Graduation certificate regarding a higher education degree 
    • Certificate (Transcript) of the higher education institution listing the curricular units in which you got a passing grade, indicating the regime (semester/year) and the number of credit units/ECTS.
    • Curriculum vitae 
    • Letter of motivation;
    • Information regarding the supervisor;
    • Letters of recommendation;
    • Photo (optional)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3500 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR per year during 36 months.

Students covered by the international student status (CPLP) - 3.000,00€

Living costs for Porto

556 - 865 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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